Course Expectations:

This is an instructor level course. It requires each student to present assigned topics throughout the week to the class and team-teach an assigned topic to a group of students as part of the course’s final exam. The instructional “final exam” is a 60 minute practical application presentation. Presentation topics and team assignments will be given out on the first day of class. Students are also required to take and pass a written final exam as well. Students will need either a laptop and/or iPad/Tablet, to complete the written components to the 60-minute practical application presentation.

Required Equipment:

  • The Following Munitions – 2 Ferrets and 2 Hand Held Chemical Agent
    Munitions (for students who must fly to the course, please contact to make arrangements)
  • A 37mm/40mm Chemical Agent Launcher
  • Gas Mask/Air Purifying Respirator and an Extra Filter
  • Hearing Protection (that can be worn with a gas mask/APR)
  • Nomex Gloves
  • Eye Protection
  • Tactical Uniform and Boots or other Appropriate Clothing
  • Calculator
  • Smart Device (i.e. Laptop, iPad/Tablet and/or Smart Phone)

Any questions, please contact:

Doug McGeachy
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